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Dr. Nagaraj Desai

Dr. Nagaraj Desai

Dr. Nagaraj Desai

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist

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45 Years Experience Overall  (39 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nagaraj Desai is a Cardiologist in Mysore, Mysore and has an experience of 45 years in this field. Dr. Nagaraj Desai practices at JSS Hospital in Mysore, Mysore and Namana Medical Centre in New BEL Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga in 1975,MD - General Medicine from POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH in 1978 and DM - Cardiology from POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH in 1981. He is a member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI),Association of Physicians of India (API),Indian Medical Association (IMA),Medical Educational and Research Trust,Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC),American Heart Association,Indian Society of Medical Ultrasound,Indian College of Cardiology (ICC) and American College of Cardiology.

Mysore, Mysore

JSS Hospital

Mahatma Gandhi Road, K R Mohalla, Ramanuja Road, Landmark: Opposite Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

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Common questions & answers

Q: What does a Heart specialist do?

A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.

Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?

A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure

Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?

A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.

Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?

A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.

Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?

A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 1975
MD - General Medicine - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1978
DM - Cardiology - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1981

Memberships

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Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Association of Physicians of India (API)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Medical Educational and Research Trust
Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

Experience

1971 - 2007 Professor and Head at MS Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital

Registrations

12489 Karnataka Medical Council, 1975
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